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Identification of ORT after anti-VEGF treatment for neovascular AMD critical

August 21, 2014

Identification of eyes with outer retinal tabulations after anti-VEGF therapy for neovascular age-related macular degeneration is important, as these eyes have worse visual acuity outcomes than those without this finding, according to researchers.

In a prospective cohort study of a segment of patients included in the CATT, researchers obtained spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) images using the Cirrus HD-OCT (Carl Zeiss Meditec) or Spectralis system (Heidelberg Engineering) at weeks 56 and 104 after initiation of anti-VEGF treatment for neovascular age-related macular degeneration.

NovaBay discontinues studies on NVC-422 for viral conjunctivitis

August 21, 2014
NovaBay Pharmaceuticals announced in a press release that its phase 2 clinical study for NVC-422 ophthalmic formulation for patients with adenoviral conjunctivitis did…
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Ocriplasmin simulates surgery

August 21, 2014
At the American Society of Retina Specialists in San Diego, Pravin U. Dugel, MD, discusses his experience with ocriplasmin and future applications of the therapy.
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Second glaucoma drainage device offers moderate long-term success for pediatric glaucoma

August 20, 2014
Implantation of a second glaucoma drainage device for the treatment of refractory pediatric glaucoma was shown to have moderate success over time, according to study…
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Survey: Femtosecond laser continues integration into premium cataract sector

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 10, 2014
A growing number of patients are choosing elective lens packages in conjunction with cataract surgery, according to a…
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Turning results into action: InflammaDry vs. Tear Osmolarity

July 24, 2014
How’s it going for you with the InflammaDry? We have used it routinely in our dry eye clinic since shortly before…
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Speaker discusses HOME study

August 13, 2014
At the American Society of Retina Specialists meeting in San Diego, David S. Boyer, MD, discusses results from the HOME…
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